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H Aframomum melegueta K.Schum. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Aframomum (family Zingiberaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 218399) with original publication details: Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 204 1904.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aframomum grana-paradisi (L.) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Aframomum meleguetella K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Alexis grandiflora (Sm.) Salisb. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia grana-paradisi (L.) Moon Synonym H WCSP
Amomum elatum Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum grana-paradisi L. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum grandiflorum Sm. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum melegueta Roscoe [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum melegueta var. violacea Ridl. Synonym L WCSP
Cardamomum grana-paradisi (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum grandiflorum (Sm.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Torymenes officinalis Salisb. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218399, and has not been changed.